|Birth name||Charles Isaiah Ross|
October 21, 1925|
Tunica, Mississippi, United States
|Died||May 28, 1993(aged 67)|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, guitarist, harmonica player, drummer, one-man band|
Doctor Ross (October 21, 1925 – May 28, 1993), born Charles Isaiah Ross in Tunica, Mississippi, aka Doctor Ross, the harmonica boss, was an American blues singer, guitarist, harmonica player and drummer.
In 1954 Ross moved to the Detroit area and began work with General Motors. He recorded some singles with Fortune Records, including "Cat Squirrel" and "Industrial Boogie". He had an album come out on Testament Records and worked with the American Folk Blues Festival in Europe in 1965.
He recorded an album with Blue Horizon Records while he was in London, and worked with Ornament Records in Germany in 1972. Ross and his music were popular in Europe, more so than in his home country.
- List of Delta blues musicians
- List of Country blues musicians
- List of Juke Joint blues musicians
- List of Detroit blues musicians
- Ross biography at Allmusic website
- Illustrated Doctor Ross discography
- Works by or about Doctor Ross in libraries (WorldCat catalog)